Discover Dutch Shipyards & Available Yachts

Dutch shipyards have a long history of building high-quality yachts that are known for their durability and efficiency. The Netherlands, with its extensive coastline and maritime traditions, has been home to some of the world's most renowned shipyards.

They are known for their innovative design and engineering capabilities, as well as their commitment to sustainable and environmentally friendly practices. In recent years, Dutch shipyards have also become leaders in developing new technologies, such as electric and hybrid propulsion systems, to reduce emissions and increase energy efficiency. This commitment to innovation, combined with a rich history and tradition of shipbuilding, has anchored the Netherlands' position as a global leader in the shipbuilding industry.

Dutch shipyards are behind some of the most iconic yachts  in the world, and their reputation for quality and craftsmanship is renowned throughout the maritime industry. Below, learn more about six key Dutch shipyards and a selection of yachts for sale. 



"There are yachts and there are Feadships."

With roots dating back to 1849, Feadship has over 170 years of experience in delivering custom luxury vessels. 

With Feadship's "pure custom" approach, no two superyachts are alike, reflecting the Owner's preferred style of relaxation, entertainment, and travel experiences, as well as the destinations they wish to explore. Feadship blends all of these elements into a personalised package, with the design process tailored to each individual client. The entire process is an unforgettable journey, making for a truly unique and individualised end product.

Feadship yachts are the epitome of exceptional craftsmanship, with a reputation for maintaining their value over time. First-time yacht builders can trust in Feadship's extensive experience in guiding numerous clients towards achieving their lifelong dream of owning a superyacht. Ultimately, the Feadship Experience is an investment in pleasure that will remain with clients forever, comprising a personalised, unique, and exceptional product.


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75M/246' | FEADSHIP | 2020

Now available for the first time on the sales market, ARROW benefits from the latest generation of Feadship hybrid technology – enabling the most efficient use of energy with the lowest possible impact.

With luxurious amenities and state-of-the-art technology, ARROW caters to every indulgence and ensures an unforgettable experience for all guests on board.

Standout features:

  • Stunning Feadship with sleek and sophisticated exterior and interior design by H2
  • Huge beach club with two fold down balconies, dive store, massage area and full-width bar
  • Glass elevator serving bridge, main and lower decks
  • Sundeck with large gymnasium, hot tub, lounge seating, barbecue grill and pizza oven


46M/150' | FEADSHIP | 1981/2018

DOJO is a classic Feadship designed by the legendary Jon Bannenberg that underwent a major rebuild in 2016 and 2018. She has been privately owned with low levels of use and very low engine hours.

Standout features:

  • Bannenberg exterior design
  • Major rebuild between 2016 and 2018 
  • Very stylish interior
  • Impeccable presentation
  • Easy to inspect in Monaco
  • Privately owned with low levels of use
  • Comprehensive maintenance schedule throughout ownership


Amels is a world-renowned luxury yacht builder that has been crafting exceptional superyachts for over a century.  With a team of highly skilled craftsmen, engineers, and designers, Amels has created some of the most iconic superyachts on the seas today.

In 2005, Amels achieved a significant milestone with the construction of the 50M/164' Tigre d’Or, the world’s first MCA-certified superyacht. This was the starting point for Amels' highly successful "semi-custom" Limited Editions series, designed by renowned designer Tim Heywood.

As part of the family-owned DAMEN Shipyards Group, Amels brings a wealth of experience, expertise, and innovation to each yacht built, ensuring that every vessel is of the highest quality and performance. With a focus on innovation, customisation, and sustainability, Amels is the perfect choice for owners who demand the very best.

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49M/161' | AMELS | 2004/2019

Custom built by Amels with a gorgeous interior and stunning exterior design by Donald Starkey, VIBRANCE exudes unique and timeless elegance. VIBRANCE remains a very livable, high interior volume and modern yacht thanks to the continuous investments in maintenance and refits of her owners over the years.

Standout features:

  • Extremely large volume for a 49M yacht
  • Dutch pedigree full-displacement, world cruising capable
  • Interior and exterior design by Donald Starkey
  • Complete repaint, generators rebuilt, new bridge electronics and interior furnishings replaced in 2019
  • New main engines installed in 2018


Royal Huisman has a rich history dating back to 1884, originally a builder of wooden workboats and fishing boats. Today, the shipyard has evolved into one of the leading specialists in new build construction, refits and rebuilds of both sailing and motor yachts. 

The shipyard's exceptional craftsmanship and commitment to individuality have earned it a reputation as a true custom shipyard. From classic to contemporary, from motor yacht to full-rigged schooner, Royal Huisman can bring any dream to life with a yacht that is unique in conception, quality, and execution. The shipyard values relationships and understands that building a custom yacht is never just about business but a shared vision and outcome.

With over 130 years of history and a Royal Warrant awarded on its 100th anniversary, Royal Huisman's legacy is one of excellence and unwavering dedication to the craft of yacht building.

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49M/161' | ROYAL HUISMAN | 2023

Project MARLIN speaks for itself, a unique yacht design inspired and fashioned by three forces; Royal Huisman, Frers Naval Architecture and Stirling & Co interior design. Timeless exterior lines, coupled with an elegant interior,  under 500GT with vast impressive interior and exterior living spaces.

Standout features:

  • A project from renowned names Royal Huisman, Frers Naval Architecture and Stirling & Co.
  • Spacious layout
  • Due for delivery in 2023


Founded in 1978, Heesen has since launched more than 170 yachts, many of which have won awards. The shipyard employs over 400 professionals, including designers, engineers, naval architects, and craftsmen, who work together to create exceptional yachts that meet the exacting standards of their clients.

Heesen's motor yachts range in size from 30 to 80 meters and are built using advanced materials, such as aluminum and composites, to ensure strength, durability, and fuel efficiency. The company uses advanced naval architecture to ensure that each yacht has excellent seakeeping abilities, stability, and maneuverability. The company's team of expert designers and engineers works with clients to create unique, bespoke yachts that reflect their individual tastes and preferences. Heesen's yachts are also known for their striking exteriors and luxurious interiors, which are designed to offer unparalleled comfort and style.

In addition to building exceptional yachts, Heesen Shipyard is committed to sustainability and environmental responsibility. The company has developed a range of eco-friendly initiatives, including the use of sustainable materials, energy-efficient systems, and eco-friendly technologies. Heesen's yachts are designed to meet the highest environmental standards, ensuring that they have a minimal impact on the environment.

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40M/130' | HEESEN | 2001/2021

LADY LUCY is offered for sale in pristine condition having undergone a 3-year refit, including exterior, interior and mechanical works and a complete new paintjob.

She can comfortably accommodate 8 guests in 4 spacious staterooms. She is equipped with an elevator to all four decks for maximum comfort for guests.

Standout features:

  • Dutch pedigree
  • New complete paint job 
  • Elevator to all decks 


Piet Smit Jr is a prestigious Dutch shipyard with a rich history in the maritime industry established in 1872. Located in Rotterdam, one of the world's busiest ports, Piet Smit Jr has a state-of-the-art facility that is equipped to handle a wide range of maritime projects. From the construction of large offshore vessels to the repair and maintenance of smaller ships, the shipyard has the expertise and resources to handle any job.

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34M/109' | PIET SMIT JR | 1921/2006

A Dutch-built, custom schooner able to accommodate up to 7 guests in 4 staterooms, and 5 crew members. No.6 TEXEL is constructed of a steel hull and wood superstructure and is powered by Scania engines.

Standout features:

  • Fabulously maintained, and recently rebuilt
  • Significant investment and maintenance throughout her life under the current ownership
  • Robust and family-friendly world capable sailing yacht


Formally established in 1974, Bloemsma & Van Breemen has successfully completed more than 140 yacht projects since its inception. 

Located in Makkum, in the heart of the Dutch maritime industry, Bloemsma & Van Breemen has built a wide range of yachts, from classic sailing yachts to high-performance motor yachts. The shipyard prides itself on using the latest technology and materials to create yachts that are not only beautiful but also highly functional and efficient.

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29M/96' | BLOEMSMA & VAN BREEMEN | 2003/2018

Proven as a world capable cruiser, GAYLE FORCE represents the best in Dutch build excellence combined with Vripack designOriginally built as PATRIOT, she has been continuously upgraded with an unlimited budget with constant improvements to her exceptional capabilities. She is found in better than new condition under GAYLE FORCE ownership thanks to meticulous captain and crew maintenance.

Built with endurance in mind, the vessel has a range of 6,000nm and has speeds of 10 knots when cruising. She accommodates eight guests in 3 staterooms, plus accommodation for 5 crew. GAYLE FORCE features a beautiful interior and powerful exterior lines, while maximizing livability.

Standout features:

  • Over specified Steel/ aluminum structure, cherry wood interior
  • 6000 nautical mile range at 10 knots
  • Large yacht systems including “at rest” stabilizers
  • Full beam master stateroom plus 2 doubles/ 3 double crew cabins
  • Refitted, repowered and upgraded in 2009 at Delta Marine
  • Refitted and upgraded again in 2018 at Derecktor Florida
  • Proven capable w/ recent trip to Alaska, Antarctica & Nova Scotia
  • Superb condition in all respects and better than new

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